Recovering AutoComplete Entries in Microsoft Outlook

Recovering AutoComplete Entries in Microsoft Outlook
Problem: If a problem arises with an email account set up in Microsoft Outlook, it may be necessary to remove and replace account settings or create an entirely new Outlook profile. This will generally empty Outlook’s AutoComplete cache, its ability to predict possible email addresses from your history as you type them in. Solution: Backup ...

Exporting and Importing Outlook Contacts between Profiles

Exporting and Importing Outlook Contacts between Profiles
Problem: When migrating email it is often desirable to create a new Outlook profile for the new account. In some cases, particularly when the original account is set up to use IMAP, certain data including email, contacts, and/or calendars may be stored in data files that cannot be directly imported into the new profile. Solution: ...

Word and Excel Hang When Opening a Document in Protected Mode

Problem: Microsoft Word and Excel 2010 may in some cases hang with the startup screen showing “Opening in Protected View.” While not always the case, the typical┬áscenario in which this occurs is when opening documents from Outlook, or that have been saved from Outlook, on Windows 8.1. Solution: Microsoft recommends using the Unblock button in ...

Remove winmail.dat Attachment from Outlook

Problem: Occasionally Outlook 2007 and 2010 will begin attaching a file called winmail.dat to outgoing emails, which is often annoying and confusing for both senders and receivers. The file is an Outlook-specific attachment format called TNEF, and therefore can’t easily be read by anyone not using Outlook. Solution: Microsoft offers a Fixit that purports to ...